BLOG*January 5, 2012

I love people whose passion is to inspire and empower others. This is one of the reasons I enjoy bringing special guests to my workshops! There is such a wealth of knowledge to be gained. As a writer, private art-career coach, and entrepreneur who grew up in a family of...

BLOG*November 1, 2011

Sign Up deadline is May 6th. Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! and Artist As Brand are aligning to bring creative empowerment and prosperity to artists in Kansas City, May, 2012. Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! is a natural extension of the eighteen-year success of the award-winning Spectrum: The Best In Contemporary Fantastic...

BLOG*October 27, 2011

Kendall Students I presented an Artist As Brand workshop at Kendall College of Art and Design this past weekend and wow, these students were on fire! They were already formulating ideas for a multimedia community art event to be held at the school next year. I was impressed with the...

BLOG*October 12, 2011

“Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars.” -Les Brown  October 11th we had a full moon. A full moon symbolically represents the height of power, the peak of clarity, fullness and obtainment of desire. In celebration of these attributes I am offering...

BLOG*September 27, 2011

I have been talking about the magic Five Years ever since it took me as much time to really lock in my illustration career. It can happen sooner, but the five year mark generally holds true. Check out this post on Muddy Colors where Chris Moeller talks about the five...

BLOG*September 17, 2011

I am presenting a three day workshop May 15 (Tues), 16 (Wed.), 17 (Thurs), before the May 18-20 Spectrum Live event in Kansas City, MO. This is a great opportunity for all artists to learn the Artist As Brand principles and then see how it applies at an event like...

BLOG*September 2, 2011

The Beerhorst Family The Beerhorst Family is pure Artist As Brand. In fact Rick Beerhorst says the family is a brand! Take a look at this article on Etsy and the video and see what I mean. Empowerment People!...

BLOG*August 17, 2011

I am honored to be presenting a workshop at the historic Westbeth in NYC. Located in West Greenwich Village, Westbeth has provided affordable living and working spaces for artists and their families since 1970. The workshop is open to all artists. I guarantee that any participant that faithfully applies the...

BLOG*August 3, 2011

This Saturday August 6 at 10:00 Free! Artist As Brand Lecture Sponsored by the Alameda Writer’s Group Glendale Library 222 E. Harvard St. Glendale, CA 91205...

BLOG*April 19, 2011

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts launches a for-profit movie company to train its students. I have been talking about the coming of the micro studio for years. The future of entertainment will shift to smaller teams of individuals. Bob Bassett, Professor and Dean at Chapman College is doing...